3 bedroom farm house for sale

Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

Guide Price £415,000

Property Description

Full description

• Detached farmhouse with land and outbuildings • 3 Bedrooms • 2 Reception rooms • Huge character • Range of useful outbuildings • Whole site extending to 2.58Ha (6.4Ac) • Ideal investment opportunity

The Area
Wolsingham has a good range of every day facilities including doctors and dentist surgeries, chemist, independent grocers and other local businesses. The village is home to a primary school providing mixed education for 5 to 11 years of age, whilst Wolsingham School and Community College provides mixed schooling for 11 to 18 years of age. Both are within short walking distance of the property.

Wolsingham is found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known as the “Gateway to Weardale”. Surrounding countryside provides the setting for outdoor, leisure and country pursuits and stunning surrounding scenery is linked by a network of public footpaths, perfect for evening and weekend walks. Whilst retaining its rural aspect access is easily available to the major regional business centres such as Darlington, Durham and Newcastle and from here links to all areas of the UK can be found by rail. Newcastle International Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport are both within an hour by car and offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
Halfway House is an attractive, detached Farmhouse dating back to the 1600s and is situated in a pleasant position between Wolsingham and Frosterley. The property also benefits from a useful range of outbuildings and grazing land extending to 2.58Ha (6.4Ac), therefore would lend itself to a variety of purchasers.

The main entrance to the property leads into the reception vestibule with stairs directly ahead leading to the first floor landing. To the left hand side lies the living room which features a cast iron stove framed by a stone surround which extends to provide ample display areas. The living room is of generous proportions and is flooded with natural light courtesy of the large curved, recessed bay window overlooking the gardens.

The kitchen can be accessed from the living room and is fitted with a range of base storage units topped with contrasting laminated worktops which incorporate a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. There is ample space for freestanding appliances which include electric cooker and slim line dishwasher, as well as a table ideal for informal dining. The utility/boot room and ground floor shower room is accessed from the kitchen and provides ideal space for storage and the removal of coats and boots.

The inner hallway is accessed from the kitchen and provides access to the ground floor WC, pantry cupboard and under stair cupboard. External access to the rear leads from the inner hallway, as well as the separate dining room which is situated to the front of the property and features a stone inglenook and further recessed bay window. A door from the dining room leads back to the reception vestibule.

Returning to the reception vestibule, stairs rise to the first floor landing. The master and second bedrooms are situated to the front of the property and are both doubles of generous proportions, whilst the third bedroom is a single situated to the rear.

The family bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin set upon a pedestal and panel enclosed bath. A useful storage cupboard is also found within the bathroom.

Property ref: 121_1601_4134691

Measurements 

Living Room 
4.28m x 4.50m (14' 1" x 14' 9")

Dining Room 
4.22m x 4.10m (13' 10" x 13' 5")

Kitchen 
2.80m x 4.67m (9' 2" x 15' 4")

Pantry 
2.76m x 1.92m (9' 1" x 6' 4")

Utility/ Boot Room 
4.99m x 3.53m (16' 4" x 11' 7")

Bedroom One 
4.33m x 4.58m (14' 2" x 15')

Bedroom Two 
4.27m x 4.13m (14' x 13' 7")

Bedroom Three 
2.83m x 4.58m (9' 3" x 15')

Bathroom 
2.81m x 4.86m (9' 3" x 15' 11")

Externally 
To the front of the property are pleasant gardens bordered by mature hedgerow and flowering borders. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and also include an orchard garden.

Land and Buildings 
To the rear of the property are a range of useful outbuildings which include a former piggery, cow shed with lean to, hen shed, general purpose building and historic stone built outhouse which is understood to date back to the 1500s. There is also a building housing the pump for the bore hole. The grazing land is attached to the property and the whole site extends to approximately 2.58Ha (6.4Ac). The property also benefits from 360m of single bank fishing rights on the River Wear.

(EPC) EEC next to EIR 
This property is currently rated 'F'.

Notes 
1. The property benefits from oil fired central heating, drainage via a private septic tank and spring water supply via a bore hole pump.

Directions 
Travel westwards from Wolsingham on the A689 for approximately 2 miles and the subject property is situated on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 June 2016

Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (10.5 mi)
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George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Bishop Auckland (10.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

George F.White, Wolsingham

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, DL13 3AA

01388 334704 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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